Singapore’s Nae:um, Claudine and Summer Pavilion debuts in Asia’s Best Restaurants list

Weeks before the full Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list is unveiled, organizers gave us a taster of those who almost made the top 50.

This year’s 51-100 list welcomes 17 new entries spanning 17 cities. Singapore has collected six restaurants under the list. 

Its three new entries are newly opened and Michelin-starred modern Korean restaurant Nae:um (No. 83), Claudine (No. 85) which is owned by Julien Royer who is also the co-owner of Odette, and Michelin-starred Cantonese restaurant Summer Pavilion (No. 86).

The other three restaurants familiar to the list are Thevar (No. 56) and Lolla (No. 63), who climbed up from rank 92 and 75 respectively last year and Jaan by Kirk Westaway (No. 84) who dropped from 55th in last year’s list.

Hong Kong has the most restaurants with eight including three new entries: Yong Fu (No. 54), Ando (No. 61) and Estro (No. 62).

Japan welcomes newbies Esquisse (No. 67), The Pizza Bar on 38th (No. 80) and Hommage (No. 91) from Tokyo, and L’évo (No. 60) from Toyama.

August solely represents Jakarta at No. 95. 

Bangkok sees six establishments with new entries Côte by Mauro Colagreco (No. 71) and Wana Yook (No. 72).

Kuala Lumpur has Nadodi (No. 94), Eat and Cook (No. 79) and Dewakan (No. 74).

The list is ranked by votes from the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants Academy which is made up of over 300 food writers, critics, chefs, restaurateurs and regional culinary experts.

The main Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list will be revealed on March 28 at Resorts World Sentosa and will be livestreamed online.

The 51-100 List

51 Joo Ok, Seoul

52 Bukhara, New Delhi

53 Ta Vie, Hong Kong

54 Yong Fu, Hong Kong

55 7th Door, Seoul

56 Thevar, Singapore

57 Logy, Taipei

58 Jade Dragon, Macau

59 Jin Sha, Hangzhou

60 L’évo, Toyama

61 Ando, Hong Kong

62 Estro, Hong Kong

63 Lolla, Singapore

64 Sugita, Tokyo

65 Ultraviolet by Paul Pairet, Shanghai

66 Americano, Mumbai

67 Esquisse, Tokyo

68 Eatanic Garden at Josun Palace, Seoul

69 Ministry of Crab, Colombo

70 8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana, Hong Kong

71 Côte by Mauro Colagreco, Bangkok

72 Wana Yook, Bangkok

73 Lerdtip Wanghin, Bangkok

74 Dewakan, Kuala Lumpur

75 Nihonryori RyuGin, Tokyo

76 Fu1015, Shanghai

77 Ling Long, Beijing

78 The Table, Mumbai

79 Eat and Cook, Kuala Lumpur

80 The Pizza Bar on 38th, Tokyo

81 Gaa, Bangkok

82 Samrub Samrub Thai, Bangkok

83 Nae:Um, Singapore

84 Jaan by Kirk Westaway, Singapore

85 Claudine, Singapore

86 Summer Pavilion, Singapore

87 Adachi, Sushi Taipei

88 Obscura, Shanghai

89 Meet the Bund, Shanghai

90 Été, Tokyo

91 Hommage, Tokyo

92 Golden Flower, Macau

93 Ekaa, Mumbai

94 Nadodi, Kuala Lumpur

95 August, Jakarta

96 Liberte, Kaohsiung

97 Sushi Hare, Hong Kong

98 Nahm, Bangkok

99 Xin Rong Ji, Hong Kong

100 Vea, Hong Kong

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